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  Arthur moved it to its current location, just blocks from the Munic- ipal Stadium, which was home of the Kansas City Blues and then the Kansas City Athletics. It was also the first home to the Kansas City Chiefs.
As the fan base for the
teams grew, and visit-
ing teams and VIPs
passed through our
city, passion for Arthur
Bryant's Barbecue con-
tinued to skyrocket. Then renowned New-Yorker Author, Calvin Trillin declared in Playboy Magazine "...the single best restaurant in the world is Arthur Bryant's Barbecue at 18th & Brooklyn in Kansas City.
Arthur Bryant passed away at the age of 80 in 1982 but his legacy remains. The restaurant stays true to the Bryant’s values with unpretentious decor, fluorescent lighting, and big five-gallon glass jars, which you can still see displayed in the restaurant's window that Arthur used to mix and
store his sauce in the beginning.
American Royal World Series of Barbecue
The American Royal World Series of Barbecue® will return to the Kansas Speedway, September 17-19. The event brings together world-renowned pitmasters and barbecue enthusiasts from across the country and around the world to compete for the title of Grand Champion in both the Open and Invitational contests. For more information about this year’s event, visit
About the American Royal Association
Woven through the history of Kansas City since 1899, the American Royal provides opportunities for youth and
adults from around the country to compete in our Live- stock Show, ProRodeo, Horse Shows, and the World Series of Barbecue®. These events allow the American Royal, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, to give over $1 mil- lion annually for youth scholarships and support agricul- ture education programs. Last year, more than 22,000 youth were impacted through their educational mission. To learn more about the American Royal visit American-
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